23 Sep Changing your name requires updating all identification, bank and financial records and IRS records.
Top 10 things you must do once your divorce is final: #6 – If you are changing your name, you will need to update your driver’s license, Social Security card, bank and credit card records, employment and insurance records, IRS records and your passport.
Top 10 things you must do once your divorce is final: #7 – Obtain IRS publication 504 “Divorced or Separated Individuals” to learn info about filing status, exemptions, QDRO’s, etc. Change your withholding allowances on your W4. Execute IRS Form 8332, Transfer of Dependency Exemption, if required to do so in your Final Decree.